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The Wrestlers (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Stonehenge - Danish DynamiteExcellent1
Hop Studio - Pale (formerly XP)Excellent1
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's WaggledanceGood2
XT Brewing - No. 1 BlondeAcceptable1
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
St Austell - TributeNot Tried0
Great Heck - CitraNot Tried0
Castle Rock - Harvest PaleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Wrestlers, Highgate, Greater London
Picture 2. The Wrestlers, Highgate, Greater London
Picture 3. The Wrestlers, Highgate, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

07 Jul 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening - a somewhat breezy night too. Very dimly lit inside, relaxed atmosphere, lots to look at.
BeerABVScoreNotes
XT Brewing - No. 1 Blonde4.20AcceptableAlmost poor. Very cloudy, tasted cloying
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Castle Rock - Harvest Pale3.80Not Tried
St Austell - Tribute4.20Not Tried
29 Apr 2014 (HSB)
16:15 Another check for heritage status. Just opened so we had the pub to ourselves.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hop Studio - Pale (formerly XP)4.00Excellent
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
St Austell - Tribute4.20Not Tried
Great Heck - Citra4.50Not Tried
14 Jun 2010 (Magnus Greel)
First visit and amazed such an opulent pub exists in suburbia. Quiet mid afternoon
BeerABVScoreNotes
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's Waggledance5.00Good
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Stonehenge - Danish Dynamite5.00Not Tried
14 Jun 2010 (ChrisE)
I had never been here before, and I was impressed by the architecture, and somewhat surprised to note that it does not appear on any Camra list of unspoilt pubs.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Stonehenge - Danish Dynamite5.00ExcellentA new cask which was put on whilst we were in the pub.
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's Waggledance5.00AcceptableI don't really like Honey beers, but I decided to give this a try.
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried

About The Wrestlers

The pub sign. The Wrestlers, Highgate, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent2
Good1
Acceptable2
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Highgate, Greater London, N6 4AA.

Fabulous mock-Tudor building dating from 1922. Dark wood panelled walls and bar back. The pub is famous for its "Swearing on the Horns" ceremony. Large open fireplace and bare-boarded throughout. Leaded lattice-work front windows. 4 handpumps.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 9 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: N6 4AA